"Argo" is based on Joshuah Bearman's April 2007 Wired magazine article "How the CIA Used a Fake Sci-Fi Flick to Rescue American from Tehran." Argo premiered October 4th in Beverly Hills CA and opened nationwide in the US October 12th, 2012.
Nominated for and winner of several awards, including 3 Academy Awards: "Best Motion Picture of the Year", "Best achievement in film editing" and "Best writing, adapted screenplay" in 2013.
October 2011 Scott finished filming "Home Run", directed by David Boyd (Friday Night Lights, Get Low, The Walking Dead). In "Home Run" he plays the male lead Cory Brand, a pro baseball player with an alcohol problem who's forced to return to his hometown to face the pain he tried to ignore, the girl he wanted to forget, and the son he never knew. "Home Run" ran for weeks in US theaters nationwide after its release on April 19th, 2013.
March 2012, Scott Elrod played the role of "Brett Turner" in an episode of the successful CBS series "NCIS: Los Angeles". The episode "Neighborhood Watch" premiered May 8th 2012 in the US.
In November 2012 Scott took on the role of a Navy Seal in the movie adaption of Marcus Lutrell's best-selling book "Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10". "Lone Survivor" stars two-time Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch and SAG Award winner Ben Foster. Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom, Hancock) is directing. "Lone Survivor" has exceeded expectations at the Box Office after its wide release on January 10, 2014.
Scott Elrod made his on-screen debut on the October 1st, 2014 episode of the ''Young & The Restless", which is the longest running daytime soap opera in the US. It centres on the saga between two wealthy families - the Newmans and the Abbotts - in the cosmetics industry. Scott takes on the role of Joe Clark, the ex-husband of Avery Bailey Clark (formerly played by Jessica Collins).
In the Summer of 2015, while still being on "The Young & The Restless", Scott played the role of "Gideon Holt" in an episode of yet another popular series; ABC's "How To Get Away With Murder". The episode "It's Called The Octopus" premiered October 8th 2015 in the US.
December 11th, 2015 CBS' "Young And The Restless" aired the last episode in which fans could see Scott in his role of Joe Clark.
Fans didn't have to wait long though to see Scott again on the smallscreen. About the same time Scott left Y&R he announced he was filming multiple episodes of ABC's populair series "Grey's Anatomy" in the role of Major Dr. Will Thorpe M.D., a surgical oncologist in the US Army and first love interest of Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) after the death of Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey).
Around Christmas 2015, Scott Elrod had also great personal news to share with friends and fans.
He and his girlfriend Vanessa got engaged and expecting a baby boy. The couple welcomed their son Easton just after Fathers Day.
Scott has professional car and motorcycle experience. His recreational interests include flying, snowboarding, racing cars, motorcycles, scuba diving and much more. He keeps in shape with kickboxing, lifting weights and running.